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What does cancer of the tonsils look like?

What does cancer of the tonsils look like?

Tonsil cancer: Hello, the appearance of cancer in the tonsil usually looks like a ulcer, asymmetric, reddish and often bleeds. This lesion would also be very painful. However, tonsil cancer may be present and the tonsil may look completely normal. So a normal appearing tonsil does not guarantee cancer isn't present. See your ENT doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What does MRSA in the throat look like?

What does MRSA in the throat look like?

Sore throat: It usually looks like a strep infection, but it does not clear up with the routine antibiotics that are given. A culture at that time will usually turn up the mrsa. Some people are colonized with MRSA and have no symptoms. ...Read more

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What does HPV of the throat look like?

What does HPV of the throat look like?

Warty: Hpv is simply the fancy term for warts. Anywhere it grows, it is a wart - can range from flat at the start and progress to cauliflower=like growth given enough time. In the flat stage, it would be a little harder to distinguish than other mouth lesions. ...Read more

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What does gonneria of the throat look like?

What does gonneria of the throat look like?

Gonococcal pharyngit: Nothing specific. It can produce pus on the back of the throat or on tonsils, and is almost always related to infected ejaculate hitting the back of the oral cavity during oral sex. The only way of making the diagnosis is by testing the exudative material. If you got gonorrhea this way and also had intercourse it is likely you also have genital infection. ...Read more

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What does herpes in the back of the throat look like?

What does herpes in the back of the throat look like?

Ulcerated sores.: Herpes of the pharnyx is painful, and after the initially symptoms of pain, red sores will develop followed by a grey center. If you think it might be herpes, than a brief course of Acyclovir should clear it up. See your pcp! ...Read more

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What does skin cancer of the nose look like?

What does skin cancer of the nose look like?

Skin cancer: An average basal cell cancer can be pink and flat or crack and bleed. Best to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is gonorrhea in the throat what does it look like?

What is gonorrhea in the throat what does it look like?

STD: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection. It can commonly present with genital, rectal or oral symptoms. In the throat it typically cause a severe exudate in the back of the throat or tonsil area. If left untreated it may cause disseminated symptoms. ...Read more

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Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

Where and what does the HPV warts look like in men?

HPV: When men acquire HPV they are called condylomas. They are raised lesions which look like small cauliflower growths ...Read more

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What does chalmydia of the throat look like?

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What does chalmydia of the throat look like?

Here are some ...: The appearance of chlamydia-related oropharyngitis is non-specific like general redness with multiple patchiness like thrush. In fact, professional keenness and alert to investigate the timing of throat discomfort and genital discomfort/discharge after sex may lead to clinical suspicion for confirmatory testing. ...Read more

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What are early stage symptoms of genital warts in the mouth or throat area? And what does it look like?

What are early stage symptoms of genital warts in the mouth or throat area? And what does it look like?

Discomfort,pain,bump: Although rare genital warts can appear in the mouth and you may have following symptoms discomfort localised pain unusaual bumps inside the mouth growths in the throat bleeding in mouth or throat these symptoms are common and can be due to many other conditions and genital warts can only be diagnosed by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does the inside of a person's throat look like?

Google it: If you want to know what the inside of a person's throat looks like then just google "throat" and go to images. You'll see more than enough examples of what throats look like. ...Read more

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What does lupus look like in mouth?

What does lupus look like in mouth?

Painless ulcers: Mouth ulcers are sometimes the first signs of lupus and occur in 10-45 % of lupus patients. The are usually painless sores. Some lupus patients have gingivitis if they have dry mouth. ...Read more

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What does lupus look like in mouth?

What does lupus look like in mouth?

Mouth sores!: Usually painless, but can hurt. Frequently associated with low white count. Systemic lupus is the great mimick! ...Read more

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What does it look like to have oral lesions in mouth, or cancer?

What does it look like to have oral lesions in mouth, or cancer?

See Oral Pathologist: As specialists in the area of oral diseases, oral pathologists are usually able to determine the proper diagnosis more quickly and with a special diagnostic testing compared to other practitioners. Most oral lesions are traumatic in nature and have no potential for cancer. ...Read more

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What does cancer on the tongue look like?

What does cancer on the tongue look like?

Ulcer: Mostly an ulcer, shallow or deep. Can also be a lump, a red or white area. May not be painful. ...Read more

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How does strep throat look like in a mirror?

How does strep throat look like in a mirror?

You can not..: ...Reliably tell what is a strep infection and what is not by looking at it. Even doctors with lots of experience will make mistakes and get it wrong. In order to know whether there is a strep infection or not, a strep test must be performed. ...Read more

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What does HPV look like on lips and in mouth?

What does HPV look like on lips and in mouth?

RED SPOTS/REDNESS: It looks like red spots or redness in the mouth, lips ot throat.It may feel painful when person is eating.It may also progress to warts in mouth which are white/grey in appearance and may feel a little lumpy.If it gets worse there can be large warts or smaller warts clumping together and can spread to outside of mouth not all patients with hpv present the same and presentation varies. ...Read more

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What does cancer in the uterus feel like?

What does cancer in the uterus feel like?

Swelling or bleeding: It can have many symptoms - bleeding after menopause, abdominal swelling, or a feeling of heaviness are the most common. If you are suspicious, you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more